full blast

adverb

Definition of full blast

: at full capacity : with great intensity

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Examples of full blast in a Sentence

the unsuspecting parents arrived home to find the stereo going full blast and the kitchen a mess
Recent Examples on the Web At full blast, lithium-ion batteries can distribute power back to the grid for only a few hours at a time. Gregory Barber, Wired, "When the Grid Goes Down, Can a Fleet of Batteries Replace It?," 24 Feb. 2021 But while Taylor's known for using her music to put her relationships on full blast, she's kept this one under tight wraps. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "6 Signs That Taylor Swift Is Engaged To Longtime Boyfriend Joe Alwyn," 4 Dec. 2020 None of this gets lost on the HomePod Mini, even at full blast. Jacob Krol, CNN Underscored, "The $99 HomePod Mini is the smart speaker for Apple users looking for value," 12 Nov. 2020 Now, turn the water on full blast and start filling the buckets. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "How to Increase Your Home’s Water Pressure," 21 Oct. 2020 Factories running full blast For mattress manufacturers, the sales boom is translating into a furious effort to keep pace in the factory. Nathan Bomey, USA TODAY, "Working from your bed? You're not alone. Mattress sales are soaring during the pandemic.," 12 Oct. 2020 Its four-stage cleaning process starts off gentle, increases pressure for a pre-wash, ramps up to full blast during the main wash, and then calms back down during the final rinse. Popular Science, "Home and office products that make sure-fire gifts," 7 Oct. 2020 Barbara Bradford emerges from a hot kitchen with fans going full blast. Lydia Depillis, cleveland, "The big corporate rescue and the America that’s too small to save," 12 Sep. 2020 Barbara Bradford emerges from a hot kitchen with fans going full blast. Lydia Depillis, ProPublica, "The Big Corporate Rescue and the America That’s Too Small to Save," 12 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of full blast

1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of full blast was in 1909

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2 Mar 2021

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“Full blast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/full%20blast. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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